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Word: poseur

Definition: person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose


More Vocab Words

::: renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
::: unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
::: detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
::: genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
::: slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
::: centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
::: remittance - remitting of money; amount of money remitted
::: rabid - of or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
::: herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
::: promulgate - announce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication